LASU Department of Biochemistry Admission Requirement

This article is designed to help students who wish to study Biochemistry in Faculty of  Sciences in Lagos State University  as it is very important for all candidates who wish to apply for any of the courses offered in LASU  to  carefully confirm and see if the course they Selected is offered in the institution before registering for JAMB.

Lagos State University, also known as LASU, was established in 1983 by the enabling Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence. The university caters for a population of over 35,000 students enrolled for full-time. The university also offers courses at Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Lagos State University is located in Ojo, a town in Lagos State, Nigeria. LASU is the only state university in the former British colony. Lagos State University offers diploma, degree and post graduate programmes including an MBA programme.

Also see: Nigerian Universities And Courses They Offer   

  

O’LEVEL SUBJECT COMBINATION

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Biochemistry;

You require;Five SSCE (5) credit passes in English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(i) FUTA requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at   two (2) sittings, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science.

(ii) OAU accepts Physics or Biology.

(iii) ABSU requires ‘O’ level credit pass in Physics.

(iv) EBSU, IMSU and COOU accept ‘O’ level pass in English Language.

(v) UMUDIKE same as in Food Science and Technology

(vi) EBSU accepts Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology and ‘O’ level pass in Physics.

(vii) NDU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(viii)  CRUTECH- Same as Biological Science.

(ix)  AJAYI requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes which must include  English language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology at one (1) sitting or six (6) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(x)   UNIMAID accepts ‘O’ level passes in    English Language and Mathematics.

(xi)     CUAB accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science in lieu of Biology.

(xii)     EBSU requires ’O’ level credit pass in Mathematics or Physics.

(xiii) BELLS require five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology/ Geography/ Further Mathematics/ Agricultural Science. (xiv) REDEEMER’S requires five (5) ‘O’ level  credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/ Agricultural Sciences.

(xv)    WESTERN-DEL requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes which must include Chemistry, English Language, Biology, Mathematics and Physics.

(xvi) PLASU – Same as in Chemistry.

(xvii) GOUU accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in any other Science subject in lieu of Physics.

(xviii) KWASU accepts ‘O’ level credit passes in Further Mathematics and Agricultural Science.

(xix) RENAISSANCE requires (5) five ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xx) BSU – Candidates seeking admission into any of these programmes must possess five (5)’O’ level credit passes from one (1) examination body (i.e. either WAEC or NECO) and obtained at not more than two (2) sittings.  The department does not accept the combination of both WAEC and NECO. Students of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi Pre-degree Remedial Science Programme who pass their end of session examinations are considered for admission on the condition that they also pass the UTME. NOTE: Agricultural Science and Health Science shall not be accepted in place of Biology.  Further Mathematics shall not be accepted in place of Physics or Mathematics.

(xxi) SAU accepts ‘O’ level credit passes in Technical Drawing, Agricultural Science or Geography in lieu of Physics

(xxii)  UMYUK requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings.

(xxiii) SOUTHWESTERN – Same as Microbiology.

(xxiv) LANDMARK accepts in lieu of Physics ‘O’ level credit passes in any of the following subjects: Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Agricultural Science, Food and Nutrition.

(xxv) SOSU accepts HND lower credit or ND upper credit in Science Laboratory Technology, Food Science Technology or its equivalent.

(xxvi) ODUDUWA accepts ‘O’ level credit pass in Agricultural Science or Health Science in place of Biology.

(xxvii) FED-DUTSINMA accepts five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology

JAMB SUBJECT COMBINATION

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Biochemistry under the Faculty of Sciences in the above Universities include;

Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

 

(1) AAU, EKSU and RSUST require Mathematics.

(2) OAU requires Chemistry, Mathematics and either Biology or Physics.

(3) UNILORIN does not accept Mathematics.

(4) UNILAG, SALEM, MAKURDI, OSUSTECH, EBSU, OSUSTECH, ABU and BENIN require Biology, Chemistry and Physics
(5) BOWEN requires Chemistry and any two of Physics, Mathematics and Biology.

(6) AJAYI requires chemistry, Physics and Biology or Mathematics.

(7) BELLS does not require Biology in lieu of Mathematics.

(8) WESTERN-DEL requires Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

(9) FUTA requires Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Mathematics/Physics.

(10) KWASU requires Chemistry, Biology plus any one of Physics, Mathematics and Further Mathematics or Geography.

(11) CRESCENT and SAU require Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics.

(12) OSUSTECH requires Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(13) UNIOSUN requires Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Biochemistry, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biology.

NCE/ND/HND in related programmes plus the UTME requirements.

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (WAIVER) REMARKS 

 

(i) FUTA accepts ND upper credit in relevant programme in   addition to the UTME requirements.

(ii) BINGHAM, MAUTY and UNILORIN, FUTO require ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology.

(iii) COOU and RSUST accept  ND credit in related programmes

(iv) MINNA, COOU and UDUSOK accept ND/HND lower credit plus four (4) ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects.

(v) BABCOCK, KSU, UNIPORT, ABSU and IMSU No Direct Entry

(vi) UNIBEN does not accept Mathematics at ‘A’ level. In addition to UTME requirements accepts

(a)  ND upper credit / HND lower credit in Food Technology or Science Laboratory Technology.

(B)  NCE credit in Biology or Chemistry.

 

(vii) UMUDIKE requires ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology/Botany/Zoology.

(viii) OOU accepts ND/HND in relevant programmes plus the UTME requirements.

(ix) EKSU – ND upper credit from recognised institution.

(x)  BIU accepts ND and NCE in relevant programme/subjects.

(xi)    AAU accepts  first degree and five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes in relevant subjects for Direct Entry.

(xii)   UNN accepts ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology Botany or Zoology and Physics plus the UTME requirements and Degree in relevant programmes.   (xiii)   AJAYI accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Chemistry and Biology including the UTME requirements.

(xiv) EBSU requires three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics.

(xv) CUAB accepts

(i) two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology or

(ii) IJMB at acceptable grades. (iii)   NCE, ND, HND  lower credit may be admitted to the appropriate level.

(xvi) COOU accepts ND/HND lower credit in Food Science Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Biogenetic Engineering or its equivalent.

(xvii) FUTO requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes not below Grade C in Chemistry and Biology.  It accepts ND/HND upper credit in relevant programmes.  Candidates must in addition meet the UTME  requirements.  It does not accept First Degree and NCE.

(xviii) BOWEN accepts ‘A’ level/IJMB/NCE/ND or approved equivalent in Chemistry and  either Mathematics or Physics.

(xix) BIU requires in addition to the UTME requirements specified, a minimum of two (2) ‘A’ level passes in relevant subjects or NCE 3 merits or ND credit in relevant programme.

(xx) WESLEYUNI accepts two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Biology, Physics and Mathematics.

(xx) UNIOSUN also accepts ‘A’ level pass in Botany, ND lower credit  and approved equivalents.  (xxi) CRAWFORD accepts ND upper credit or HND in relevant programmes. ‘O’ level credit pass in either Physics or Mathematics in addition to ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology is acceptable.

(xxii) EBSU accepts three (3) ‘A’ level passes in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics.

(xxiii) BELLS accepts (a)  two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. (b)  ND/HND in related programme plus the UTME requirements.

(xxiv)  WESTERN-DEL accepts

(a)    two (2) ‘A’ level passes obtained at one (1) sitting from    Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics in addition to ‘O’ level  credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology and Physics.

(b)     ND upper credit in relevant programmes, Food Chemistry, Brewing Science, Food Technology, Science Laboratory Technology in addition to the ‘O’ level requirements. HND lower credit in relevant programme.  NCE credit in Biology or Chemistry.

 

(xxv) JABU requires Chemistry and any other one (1) from Biology, Physics and Mathematics.

(xxvi) RHEMA accepts ND in Chemistry, Food Science and Technology or NCE in Biology/Chemistry.

(xxvii) EVANGEL same as in Chemistry. (xxviii) KWASU accepts

a) two (2) . ‘A’ level passes  or its equivalent, one (1) of which must be in relevant subject.

b) ND upper credit in relevant programme.

c) HND lower credit in the relevant programme.

 

(xxix)  OSUSTECH accepts

a) two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry Biology or Physics.

b) ND distinction and credit  in relevant programmes.

 

(xxx) BSU requires ‘A’ level  passes in Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics must be obtained.  NCE, ND, and HND credit in Science/ Technology would be considered in addition to the UTME requirements.

(xxxi) FUNAAB accepts

a) ND upper credit in Analytical and Industrial Chemistry, Science Laboratory Technology or related programmes.

b) NCE credit in Biology or Chemistry.

c) two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Botany/ Zoology, Physics and Mathematics.

 

(xxxii) MCPHERSON accepts ND upper credit or HND lower credit in relevant programme. ‘O’ level credit pass in either Physics or Mathematics in addition to ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and Biology is acceptable.

(xxxiii) CALEB – Same as Microbiology and Industrial Biotechnology.

(xxxiv) UMYUK accepts candidates with ‘A’ level, IJMB, with a minimum of nine (9) points. ‘A’ level candidates must have Chemistry. NCE candidates must have Chemistry and Biology.

(xxxv) SOUTHWESTERN – Same as Microbiology.

(xxxvi) UNILAG accepts

(a)    Very good passes in the following three (3) JUPEB/Alevel subjects Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

(b)   Candidates must satisfy the UTME requirements.

 

(xxxvii) NTNU accepts any two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Science subjects. Also accepts ND/HND lower credit or NCE merit in relevant subjects/programmes.

(xxxviii) UNIKINGS requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Physics, Mathematics or Biology.

(xxxix) FED-DUTSINMA requires two (2) ‘A’ level passes in Chemistry and any one (1) of Biology, Physics or Mathematics. It also accepts ND/NCE with good grades and relevant ‘O’ level subjects.

(xl )    PLASU accepts

a) degree in any programmes provided the candidate meets the UTME requirements.

b) HND lower credit in relevant programme with the UTME requirements

c) ND lower credit in relevant programme with the UTME requirements.

d) IJMB minimum of seven (7) points with passes in relevant subjects, with the UTME requirements.

e) PLASU does not accept University diplomas and other diplomas not accredited by the relevant accrediting bodies.

 

(xli)  UMYUK accepts a minimum of nine (9) points in IJMB/ ‘A’ level/NCE in Chemistry and Biology. Candidates with ND lower credit in Nutrition and Dietetics and Science Laboratory Technology from recognised institutions may also be admitted

JAMB Score

All candidates interested in getting admitted into LASU for the 2019/2020 session, should know that to be eligible for the screening, you must have scored 160 or above in your JAMB result.

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